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Mission Statement and Ethos

14-November-17
Mission Statement and Ethos

Griffeen CC will promote the development of the whole person. Its aim will be to create, with the assistance of parents responsible citizens equipped with skills for life. We will ensure that every student is given the opportunity to succeed by creating supportive learning environments and by encouraging the development and awareness of the students individual learning styles. The spirit of the college will be based on respect, tolerance, understanding and appreciation for the diversity of our changing world. The Board of Management will oversee the development of a caring and inclusive community where wisdom, inclusion and dignity will be core values of our school. Fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect will be central to what we do.

We, with our partners in education, are committed to creating a caring, learning community where each person is valued and accorded respect and dignity. Students will learn with pride, progress with confidence and achieve with human purpose.

Our Key Principles:

  • Wisdom-we will aim to promote the importance of experience and good judgement
  • Inclusion – we will promote social inclusion and provide opportunity for all.
  • Dignity – we will promote equality of access to education and the dignity of each individual.
  • Parental Choice- we will respect parental choice in relation to enrolment in the context of the criteria laid down by the Board of Management.
  • Respect for diversity – we will welcome diversity and embrace the values, cultures and traditions of all our pupils to the benefit of all.

School Motto

“Learn with pride and progress with confidence”

Ethos

Griffeen Community College (CC) is a co-educational multi belief post-primary school. The college will operate under the patronage of Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB), in partnership with Scoil Sinéad Ltd., a new partner for post primary education in Ireland. Scoil Sinéad’s mission is to provide second-level education that facilitates every child to achieve their true potential regardless of individual challenges. Griffeen CC will be the first school in Ireland run under this exciting new partnership model. Combining the experience and knowledge of DDLETB and the unique vision of inclusive education endorsed by Scoil Sinéad, we will provide a positive, inclusive environment in which all students can learn and grow.

Griffeen CC will be a school of excellence and opportunity, embracing modern and innovative approaches for an inclusive teaching and learning environment through the medium of English. It will provide an array of educational experiences and development opportunities for students built on the principles of the universal design for learning. The goal of the universal design for learning (UDL) is to use a variety of teaching methods and remove possible barriers to learning and give all students equal opportunities to succeed.

Griffeen CC will welcome its second cohort of 1st Year students in August 2018. (The college will operate temporarily on Floor 3 in Kishoge Community College. It will serve the community of Lucan and its immediate hinterland (See Dept. of Education & Skills map attached). It will be a school of excellence and opportunity, using modern and innovative approaches for an inclusive teaching and learning environment through the medium of English. It will provide an array of educational experiences and development opportunities for students built on the principles of the universal design for learning.

Events
May
28 2018
Semester 3 Assessment Week
Jun
01 2018
Last Day
News
16-Apr-2018
Some picks from Week 2 of a four week course with Stephen Rice of the FAI. Our students have enjoyed the challenge of improving their football skills and working together as teams.
23-Feb-2018
Please see the timetable for students next week. Please note that students will finish at slightly different times during the week.
30-Jan-2018
Jan 2018 Newsletter
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Griffeen Community College,
c/o Kishoge Community College,
Ninth Lock Road,
Lucan
Co Dublin
Ireland

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